RO Associates (Sunnyvale, CA) announced the release of the SuperVerter SVD48-0503, a new 110W dual-output half-brick with a 48V input. The SVD48-0503...
GE Fanuc Automation (Charlottesville, VA) has released the new Series 90-30 solenoid valve output module, which integrates dc switching circuitry, solenoid-controlled valves and the valve manifold in a single package. It is suitable for OEMs and end users in the semiconductor, gas and chemical industries. The new Series 90-30 solenoid module provides 11 pneumatic outputs […]
Maxim Integrated Products (Sunnyvale, CA) introduced the new MAX5902/MAX5903 hot-swap controllers in SOT-23 packages. These devices operate from 9V to 72V and eliminate all external components except the external p-channel MOSFET. The MAX5902/MAX5903 limit the inrush current to the load and provide a circuit-breaker function for over-current protection. During start-up, the circuit-breaker function is disabled […]
Pulizzi Engineering Inc. (Santa Ana, CA) recently debuted the TPC4100 Series of three-phase, high-current power distribution systems. The TPC4100 Series is designed...
Microsemi Corp. (Irvine, CA) has launched the first in its new line of self-programmable transient voltage suppressors for use in low-voltage clamping applications. Microsemi's new SM14LV1.7C is designed to reduce I/O line transients that exceed the bus or rail voltage to less than half those margins of its earlier transient protection methods. Previously, Microsemi offered […]
GreenVOLT Power (GVLT, Canada) announced its new Refcell, a reverse fuel cell that can be energized by wind or photovoltaic power sources to split water into its component gasses. GVLT reports that its Refcell can be used to supply the hydrogen needed to fuel other fuel cells. GVLT's Refcell is claimed to require 20 percent […]
Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd. (Canada) has completed development of what it calls a "universal" dc/dc converter. The company already has orders for the new bi-directional dc/dc power converter from several fuel cell companies, as well as some solar panel manufacturers. Delivery of the first units is planned for early June 2001. "We are very excited […]
Polar Power Inc. (Carson, CA) recently launched its new M2 charger controller, designed for applications where the load cannot tolerate the electric...
Microsemi Corp. (Irvine, CA) announced that it has introduced a new series of high-frequency surface-mount rectifiers based on the company's Powermite 3 packaging. Designated the UPR802, UPR804 and UPR806, the series provides peak reverse voltage ratings of 200, 400 and 600V respectively, making them suitable for use in high blocking voltage applications such as battery […]
ON Semiconductor (Phoenix, AZ) introduced a new multi-phase buck controller IC for powering high-performance microprocessors. The new CS5301 is a three-phase step...
JARO Components Inc. (Boca Raton, FL) premiered its new WCI Series of shielded ferrite-core inductors. These low-radiation inductors feature a low dc resistance with high current-handling capacities. The available inductance values range from 1.0uH to 1,000uH. The 453232 and 565050 packages are suitable for power supply line applications, portable telephones, personal computers, hard disk drives, […]
Siliconix Inc. (Santa Clara, CA), a subsidiary of Vishay Intertechnology (Malvern, PA), announced the debut of a series of new TrenchFETs, claimed to be the smallest MOSFETs on the market. The new devices will serve as a replacement for the digital bipolar transistors used for simple or light-load switching in portable communications systems, computer motherboards, […]
Lambda (San Diego, CA) has expanded the offerings of its modular power supplies with the new 1,500W UltraFlex unit. The new unit is capable of up to 20 configurable outputs and has a full array of input and output signals. It is suitable for semiconductor fabrication systems, automated test equipment and factory automation equipment. In […]
Artesyn Technologies (Boca Raton, FL) has launched a new series of dc/dc converters. Housed in an open-frame package with a half-brick footprint, the new EXB250 Series features a 33 to 75V input. The converters are initially available with 3.3, 2.5 or 1.8V outputs. The 2.5V and 1.8V models can deliver up to 60A. The EXB250 […]
Schurter (Switzerland) has extended its MSTU and MXT 250V microfuse ranges to include both 8 and 10A rated devices. Both product lines feature fuses with time lag characteristics; the MSTU with a low breaking capacity of 35A at 250V and the MXT with high breaking capacity of 100A at 250V. Schurter's new fuse types are […]